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#1 A Selene

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Posted 29 July 2010 - 11:05 AM

I have a Win XP SP3 PC that is infected with something.
Periodically, it attempts to contact lkckclckl1i1i.com or (lately) lk01ha71gg1.cc.

The infector is not found by Malwarebytes and it prevents SuperAntiSpyware from running.
SASSAFERUN.COM will get SuperAntiSpyware running but it doesn't find anything of interest either.

To me, this smells like a BOT trying to phone home for orders.
Trend Micro doesn't find anything either but thankfully, it is blocking the contact attempts.

I need some help with this one. Yes, I've seen a post about using COMBOFIX but I'm heeding the warnings.

Help Please.

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Posted 29 July 2010 - 02:42 PM

Hello ,yes you do have a backdoor tidserv infection. Here is some importantt advice for these.

This allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files.

I would counsel you to disconnect this PC from the Internet immediately. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

Though the trojan has been identified and can be killed, because of it's backdoor functionality, your PC is very likely compromised and there is no way to be sure your computer can ever again be trusted. Many experts in the security community believe that once infected with this type of trojan, the best course of action would be a reformat and reinstall of the OS. Please read these for more information:

How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?
When Should I Format, How Should I Reinstall

We can still clean this machine but I can't guarantee that it will be 100% secure afterwards. Let me know what you decide to do.



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Posted 30 July 2010 - 02:53 PM

Thanks "boopme". Since this PC was on a domain in a law firm, I decided to re-build it almost completely. If there was an MBR infector, then I probably wasted my time but otherwise, I spent several hours re-creating the partition, reformatting (the long way), reloading Windows, Drivers, Apps, Service Packs, Hot-Fixes, personalizations, user data, etc, etc. Changed user password. (It's now tougher.) I'm keeping a watchful eye on traffic but have seen nothing untoward so far. Hopefully Trend's WFBS 6.0 blocked the evil outbounds until I could re-build.
Thanks again,
Adam

Hello ,yes you do have a backdoor tidserv infection. Here is some importantt advice for these.

This allows hackers to remotely control your computer, steal critical system information and download and execute files.

I would counsel you to disconnect this PC from the Internet immediately. If you do any banking or other financial transactions on the PC or if it should contain any other sensitive information, please get to a known clean computer and change all passwords where applicable, and it would be wise to contact those same financial institutions to apprise them of your situation.

Though the trojan has been identified and can be killed, because of it's backdoor functionality, your PC is very likely compromised and there is no way to be sure your computer can ever again be trusted. Many experts in the security community believe that once infected with this type of trojan, the best course of action would be a reformat and reinstall of the OS. Please read these for more information:

How Do I Handle Possible Identify Theft, Internet Fraud and CC Fraud?
When Should I Format, How Should I Reinstall

We can still clean this machine but I can't guarantee that it will be 100% secure afterwards. Let me know what you decide to do.

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Posted 30 July 2010 - 03:14 PM

Your welcome and that's the choice I would make.
Tips to protect yourself against malware and reduce the potential for re-infection:Avoid gaming sites, pirated software, cracking tools, keygens, and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs. They are a security risk which can make your computer susceptible to a smörgåsbord of malware infections, remote attacks, exposure of personal information, and identity theft. Many malicious worms and Trojans spread across P2P file sharing networks, gaming and underground sites. Users visiting such pages may see innocuous-looking banner ads containing code which can trigger pop-up ads and malicious Flash ads that install viruses, Trojans and spyware. Ads are a target for hackers because they offer a stealthy way to distribute malware to a wide range of Internet users. The best way to reduce the risk of infection is to avoid these types of web sites and not use any P2P applications. Read P2P Software User Advisories and Risks of File-Sharing Technology.

Keeping Autorun enabled on USB and other removable drives has become a significant security risk due to the increasing number of malware variants that can infect them and transfer the infection to your computer. To learn more about this risk, please read:
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